GUKPT Leeds Day 1b Blog
Swales Lead Huge 1B Field – 15/09/2017 – 00:30
WOW! Well what a day that was, a huge field of 202 entries today. Which alone covered the £100k GTD. Giving us 308 entries in total over the two days of registration and a huge £154,000 prizepool for the players to play for over the weekend.
The room has been absolutely packed with all tables full all day! Cash games and the bounty side event are still running now and the bar is also very busy.
With have finished the day with 72 players who will join the 29 from yesterday to play tomorrow for Day 2. They are led by Ed Swales who has finished the day with 175,000. Full chip counts are:
We will be back tomorrow for Day 2 where we will play another nine levels. Join us from 12:30 and the tournament will begin at 1pm.
Bagging & Tagging – 15/09/2017 – 00:02
Play has now finished on all the tables.
Chip counts will be up with you as soon as possible.
5 More Hands – 15/09/2017 – 23:53
The clock has been paused, the players will now play 5 more hands before bagging up for the day.
Swales Chipping Up – 15/09/2017 – 23:35
We get to the table as Kev Houghton and Ed Swales see a flop of Kev is first to act and leads out for 7500, Ed calls.
The turn card comes pairing the board, Kev leads out again for 10,500, which is again called by Ed.
The river card comes Kev empties the clip betting 15,500, Ed quickly calls and tables for a full house, Kev taps the table and says nice hand flashing for a smaller full house.
Ed takes the pot and adds to his stack, which is now around 160,000.
Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 23:15
Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 23:05
Level Nine – 15/09/2017 – 23:02
The players are back seated as we begin level number nine, the last one of the day.
The blinds are 500/1000 with a 100 ante.
106 players remaining.
Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 22:45
Break time now for the players as we take a 15 minute break.
Huge Double For Wiggy – 15/09/2017 – 22:40
Makka Hussain makes it 1500 to play, Eric Chen three bets to 4500, Peter Wigglesworth then cold four bet shoves for his stack of 49,000. Makka quickly gets out of the way and Eric calls after around 20 seconds in the tank.
Pete tables and it’s a flip against the of Eric.
The flop comes
The turn card giving Pete a flush draw…
The river card !! Pete rivers the flush to get a huge double to around 100,000.
Eric is down to around 45,000.
Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 22:30
Will Kassouf – 15,000
Mark Dyson- 42,000
Jamie O’Connor – 40,000
James Jagger – 70,000
Iqbal Ahmed – 23,000
Andy Chrisoforou – 32,000
Douglas Done – 15/09/2017 – 22:09
Laurence Gosney opens, Douglas Pauley three bet shoves for his 5,000 stack. John Wood then four bet shoves for 15,000. Laurence flashes us the before folding.
Douglas tables and is in bad shape against the
The board runs out
Jacks hold for John who takes the pot.
Douglas heads out of the tournament. He can jump in the bounty or cash games if he wants to play more poker tonight.
Pics – 15/09/2017 – 21:59
Level Up – 15/09/2017 – 21:50
The blinds increase as we begin level number 8.
They are now 300/600 with a 75 ante.
112 players remaining.
Harrison Rivered! – 15/09/2017 – 21:35
Matthew Harrison gets his 15,000 stack all in holding and is called by Jonathan Slater who tables
The board runs out !!
Jonathan rivers an ace to take the 30k pot while Matthew looks gutted to be rivered and heads out of the tournament.
Final Numbers – 15/09/2017 – 21:21
Registration has now closed here in Leeds.
A HUGE turnout for GUKPT Leeds as we have finished with 308 entries creating a £154,000 prizepool!!
Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 21:01
Level 7 – 15/09/2017 – 20:40
The players are now back seated as we begin level number 7.
Registration has now closed and we will have the final numbers with you as soon as possible.
Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 20:28
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before coming back to begin level 7.
Amazing Atmosphere! – 15/09/2017 – 20:20
There is a great atmosphere here in Leeds.
The tournament is completely full! The bounty comp will be starting in 30 minutes, but could be capped due to lack of space and there is three full cash tables!!
Leeds is the place to be for poker tonight.
The player are closing in on a break where registration will close and we will have our final number for the 7th leg of 2017.
Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 20:01
Andreas Olympios – 33,000
Guy Taylor – 42,000
Tina Bandyle – 40,000
Wayne Eustace – 11,000
Chris Coopr – 20,000
Mo Qureshi – 30,000
Laurence Gosney – 55,000
Aaran FFletcher – 12,000
Colin Gillon – 45,000
Terje Sirnes – 145,000
300 Entries!! – 15/09/2017 – 19:43
We have just hit 300 entries here in Leeds which creates a huge prizepool of £150,000!!
Registration is still open for another 40 minutes so it will increase, but what a fantastic turnout it is!
Level 6 – 15/09/2017 – 19:25
The blinds increase as we begin level number six.
They are now 150/300 with a 50 ante.
Closing In On 200 – 15/09/2017 – 19:10
We’re closing in on 200 players just for today…
That would give us 300 players in total!! A huge turnout for the 7th leg of the 2017 GUKPT Tour.
Pics – 15/09/2017 – 18:58
Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 18:40
Level 5 – 15/09/2017 – 18:25
The players are back seated as we begin level number five.
They are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.
179 entries so far today!
Dinner Break – 15/09/2017 – 17:25
Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.
Day 1a Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 17:15
Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 17:10
A few exits from the tables as we lose Jonathan Slater Paul Woloszyn & Camron Siah.
We’re now just ten minutes away from the dinner break, which will be one hour long with a complimentary buffet.
More Counts – 15/09/2017 – 16:49
Tom Dunwoodie – 22,000
Dom Mahoney – 11,000
Graham Pound – 66,000
Chris Cooper – 10,000
Will Kassouf – 15,000
Vamshi Vandapu – 18,000
Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 16:32
Asif Warris – 10,000
James Jagger – 16,000
Katie Swift – 21,000
Danny Hernon – 40,000
Tina Bandyle – 23000
Renee Xie – 21,000
Level Four – 15/09/2017 – 16:20
The blinds increase as we begin level number four.
They are now 100/200.
156 entries so far today.
Start of Day 1b – 15/09/2017 – 15:55
Exits – 15/09/2017- 15:43
Some exits from the field as we lose:
Playing Today – 15/09/2017 – 15:35
Level Three – 15/09/2017 – 15:23
The players are now back seated as we begin level number three.
The blinds are 75/150.
Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 14:58
Break time now for the players as they take 20 minutes.
Snaps – 15/09/2017 -14:45
Some pics from around the room as the prizepool hits £120,000!!
Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 14:30
A couple of exits from the field as we lose Hideaki Ando & Tom Dunwoodie.
Both players can now jump back into the tournament as players are allowed to re-enter twice and can do so until 8:30pm.
More Entries – 15/09/2017 – 14:10
Dena is getting rushed off her feet at the cash desk as players queue up to buy in.
Terry Jordon, Pete Wigglesworth & Endrit Geci all join the field.
Blinds Up – 15/09/2017 – 13:59
The blinds increase for the first time today.
They are now 50/100.
117 entries so far today.
Live Stream – 15/09/2017 – 13:40
The Tower is chatting away as The GUKPT Live Stream is up and running on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.
You can watch all the action HERE!!
Playing Today – 15/09/2017 – 13:20
A few familiar faces who we have spotted in the Day 1B field:
Shuffle Up & Deal – 15/09/2017 – 13:05
The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b.
The blinds are starting at 25/50.
95 players to start the day.
Players Called In – 15/09/2017 – 12:50
The players have just been called in to take their seats.
We will be underway within 10 minutes.
Welcome To Day 1b – 15/09/2017 – 12:30
Good afternoon and welcome back to Leeds for the second and final day one of the GUKPT Leeds main event. Yesterday there were 106 entries during the six levels of late registration. T0day we are expecting around 150 entries, with players being able to buy in up until 8:30pm.
The tournament is a £500 buy in with a £100,000 guarantee. For their entry the players will receive 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock. We’ll play nine levels today with breaks every two levels.
We’ll be here for the full days play, bringing you live blog updates, chip counts, exits and our live stream on a 30 minute delay with all hole cards shown.
Play begins today at 1pm.